Thursday, 31 March 2016

Enamel Pin Badges - Where Do You Pin Yours?

I've been looking for different ways to wear my (now quite large!) enamel pin collection and here are a few of my favourites! 

I love collar pins and putting some of my Feminist Killjoy Pins onto my denim jacket seemed like a good idea! I like to wear non-matching pins that are similar in style. 

I think my Strawberry Milkshake Pin looks pretty cool on my holographic shoes (from Golden Ponies), but the backings can be annoying depending on where you put them on your shoes and how tight you tie them!

I have my CMYK Pin and Virtual Pet Pin on my leather jacket which I wear almost every day. They fit perfectly just above the breast pocket.

I love this jacket from Tara Starlet and the fluffy lapel is a great place for my Mix Tape Club Pin!

Saturday, 13 February 2016

Bright Paper Packages

I was stoked to be part of last month's Bright Paper Packages box! Our CMYK Pin was featured with other carefully chosen, hand made surprises.

Everything is so beautifully wrapped! If you're looking for a subscription box with pretty, hand made gifts you should definitely try it out.

The other lovely things are from some excellent shops: chocolate from Doisy & Dam, a pink leather pencil case with pencils from Ark Cambridge and a hand cut desk calendar from Not Only Polka Dots. So cool!

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Free Emergency Tea and Stickers

You can receive a FREE Emergency Tea Bag from The Tea Shed and cute Valentines red heart stickers with orders at the moment - just let me know you'd like one when you place your order in my online shop or Etsy store. Happy January! 

Monday, 4 January 2016

Feminist Pin Badges

Have you seen our new Feminist Pin Badges? They came our really nicely and I'm really enjoying seeing some totally badass feminists wearing them! The one above "I'm not sorry about your fragile masculinity" is probably my current favourite (although I keep changing my mind!): I love the message and the rainbow coloured hard enamel. So pretty!

How many Boss Ladies are there in your life? Probably more than you think! Remember to include yourself. ;)

Sick of people telling you what to wear and giving you their unwanted opinion? This pin badge is for you. Wear whatever the hell you want and totally smash it. 

Saturday, 26 December 2015

New Patches!

Check out some of the incredible patches I collected over Christmas! I've also been busy designing our NEW Rainbow Pastel Gem Stone Patch! What do you think? Hope you've all had a great Christmas and have an awesome New Year!


Sunday, 6 December 2015

Christmas Gift Ideas from UK Small Brands

Supporting small businesses is important all year round, but especially so at Christmas. Avoid the big brands this year and check out these great gifts from UK small brands and shops.

1. A lovely festive mug stuffed with hand made hot chocolate and marshmallows - I love this photo, it's so pretty! You can pick up this Hot Chocolate Gift Set from Mello Mallo. (The mug was designed by illustrator JillyJillyDesign).

2. Rosa Pietsch's new collection features these beautiful Lantern Pendants.  Laser cut from black opaque acrylic with bronze and gold mirrored accents and containing gold leaf cast in resin.

3. This Grow A Pair Raglan makes the perfect gift for the feminist in your life. Comfortable and hilarious, make people look twice with this shirt from Double Crossed Clothing.

4. I love these new Hero and Cape Knitted Bobble Hats. Those retro colours! That pom pom!!

5. How cute are these mittens by Hilary Grant at Hannah Zakari? If you live near Edinburgh you can drop into their lovely little shop, but if not you can always browse online.

6. Give the gift of positivity with The Mug of Motivation by illustrator Katie Abey.

7. Natalie Lea Owen makes some beautiful patterns and they look especially pretty on these Tea Towels. Brighten up your kitchen!

8. London based designer Nikki Strange makes these lovely foil print illustrated notebooks. Buy a set of two from her website for under a tenner.

9. For a unique gift, try This Way To The Circus - I love this polymer clay Cactus Set for the less green-fingered family member!

10. Teeny tiny brass Hexagon Stud Earrings by Custom Made will match any outfit.

11. This Ghost Tee is soft and organic and comes in both men's and lady's styles from Alxndra.

12. Super cool almost-neon Printed T-shirt from Yukfun.

13. Everything you need to make your own Terrarium (apart from the actual terrarium!) from Geo-fleur.

14. Mulder and Scully brooches by AndSmile make a perfect gift set for an X-Files fan!

15. Have you got crafty friends? They might enjoy a craft kit, like this "More Gin Please" Cross-stitch Kit from The Make Arcade.

16. If you've got anyone left to buy for after all that, or you just want to treat yourself, check out our vintage style pin badges in Strawberry Milkshake and Drive In Movies. There's loads more stuff on our website Hand Over Your Fairy Cakes.